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Nationalised Industries

Volume 894: debated on Thursday 26 June 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each year since 1964 the level of subsidies to the nationalised industries on both a per capita and per family basis.

The information relating to amounts paid by central Government is given in the table below.

SUBSIDIES TO THE NATIONALISED INDUSTRIES
Per capitaPer household
££
1964–652·31
1965–662·57
1966–672·708·45
1967–683·27
1968–693·20
1969–702·55
1970–711·94
1971–723·7611·16
1972–733·87
1973–749·29
1974–7519·92

Notes:

Subsidies per capita are based on mid-year population estimates.

Subsidies per household are based on estimates of the number of households as defined in the Census of Population.

Statistics of the number of households are available only for census years.